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Waverly Park

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Waverly Park

Tuesday, November 27, 6 p.m.

Waverly Park, located on the north bank of the Grand River on the east side of Waverly Road, was for a time Lansing’s own version of Disneyland and a favorite destination of Lansingites during the late 1800’s. Join DTDL’s Tom Moore to learn more about this forgotten Lansing attraction.

Programs are held at the

Delta Township District Library

Delta Township Historical Society

517-974-5523 Ritalamo@hotmail.com

 

Lansing Model Railroad Tour

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Thursday, June 28, 2018, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

5309 Old Lansing Road, Lansing, MI 48917

ALL ABOARD!  Welcome to the Lansing Model Railroad Club (LMRC) and its Hogsback & Southern Railroad!  We are an established HO scale model railroad club and a 501(c)(3) non-profit tax-exempt educational organization.  The club is located in the former Grand Trunk Western Millett depot with a long history in Lansing, Michigan

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Restoring Old Photographs

Tuesday, May 8, 2018, 6:30 p.m.

Joseph Yarbrough will speak on restoring old photos.

He will show examples of before and after restoration.

Hmong Americans in Michigan

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Michigan has the fourth largest population of Hmong Americans in the United States. Join author and oral historian Martha Aladjem Bloomfield to learn about the history of the Hmong people, their flight to America following the Vietnam War and how they have made their new homes in Michigan.

 

This program is part of the 2018 Capital Area Reads. Join the Delta Township District Library and the Capital Area District Libraries for events and discussions related to the 2018 selection Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue throughout March and April and then come hear the author speak at the Lansing Center on Saturday, April 28 at 4 p.m. For more information about Capital Area Reads and related events visit dtdl.org/capreads.

One Room School Houses

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One-Room School Houses of Eaton County

Tuesday, March 13, 6 p.m.

Learn about the Eaton County One-Room School Houses featured in the Eaton County Historical Commission’s new book, Rural Schools of Eaton County, MI. Led by Jan Sedore and Joe Ann Nehmer, a group of dedicated volunteers painstakingly scoured the corners of the county to find information about the current status of the buildings to early photos and student rolls. From attics to libraries and basements to barns they have scanned, copied and saved information that may have otherwise been lost.

 

A History of Rock & Roll Postcards

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Tuesday, January 9, 6 p.m.

Wally Jung will present a history of popular music from the 1940’s thru the present, as illustrated in picture postcards. The program follows how radio and television shaped music into a major cultural force in the 1950’s and 60’s. Presented in partnership with the Delta Township Historical Society.

A Slayer Waits

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Join retired Eaton County sergeant turned true-crime author for the story of the 1955 double murder of a Stockbridge couple and search for the killer.

Tuesday, September 19
6 p.m.